Welcome to Nelis Wolmarans Photography

Nelis Wolmarans is a highly experienced and published freelance photo safari guide based in Cape Town, South Africa. He not only specializes in photographic safaris, but also takes great pleasure in leading general wildlife and family safaris as well.

Having led numerous photographic safaris throughout Southern, Central and East Africa, Nelis has an intimate knowledge of the animals, the best conditions, and the requirements to capture breathtaking moments. His ability to transfer his passion and skills to a wide audience of photographers from novice to advanced, adds great value to the client’s overall safari experience.

Having lived and worked in many of the countries to which he conducts tours, Nelis has a very good understanding of the various attractions as well as the travel requirements associated with these iconic destinations.

Whilst on tour with Nelis, clients interested in photography further benefit from post processing workshops between activities and these newfound skills will enable even the most amateur photographer to go home with an enviable portfolio of images.

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ABOUT NELIS

WHY JOIN NELIS?

  • He is a very personable and approachable guide who allows the guests to feel secure and comfortable within unfamiliar surroundings
  • Nelis has gathered an incredible knowledge of wildlife and their behaviour patterns, gained through more than 18 years of working closely with wildlife
  • He has built up a very respectful and trusting relationship with the local people, park authorities and ground handlers at the various destinations
  • To date Nelis has completed 45 Mountain Gorilla treks and this has provided him with enviable knowledge on the various Mountain Gorilla families
  • Nelis is always prepared to go the extra mile to ensure that his clients enjoy the ultimate experience.  At Nelis Wolmarans Photography, it’s about creating memorable experiences and lasting friendships

ABOUT MY GUIDING & PHOTOGRAPHY

Nelis uses his deep understanding of wildlife behavior, respect for the local cultures, his finely tuned photographic skills and his incredible ability to transfer his knowledge across to others to provide his clients with a more fulfilled photographic experience.

Because of his keen knowledge of animal behavior, Nelis is often able to predict the animal’s movements and thus is able to position his clients better for an opportunity at that perfect image.

As he has lived in some of the destinations he guides in, for many years, his knowledge of the terrain provides him with insight into some of the key photographic locations of these areas.

Nelis not only provides clients with hands on photographic tutoring whilst out in the field, he also assists clients with post processing of their images when back at the lodge in the evenings.

Nelis takes great interest in his client’s photography and will happily go the extra mile to ensure that his clients leave with an enviable portfolio of images.

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